Category Archives: Paranormal Romance

Channeling Nora

Every voracious reader, including those of romance, has their favorite authors. Genres. Heat levels and writing styles. And what choices we have! Romance novels, with all their various genres and subgenres, can be had in whatever length we prefer, from … Continue reading

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Reading/Signing/Panels at Confluence in Pittsburgh with Susan Hanniford Crowley

There’s nothing more exciting than a box of a new print edition! It’s coming with me to Pittsburgh. Being a paranormalist, I can be at romance as well as science fiction and fantasy conferences. Today is Saturday at Confluence in … Continue reading

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When Good Cliches Go Bad

“You, sir, are a masher and a cad!” “Who shall hold me responsible for being beguiled by such a nymph?” “Yeah, well, your approach really threw me for a loop.” “You’re in the major leagues now, fair maiden.” Er, what? Imagine you’re reading a romance novel set in a place and time that requires a […]

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Mardi Gras and…Coping

It’s the height of Mardi Gras season. Endless parties and parades. Paczki and king cakes. Decorations and costumes, drinking and eating in excess, all in the name of a six-week long holiday. The one time of year when purple, green, … Continue reading

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To Improving Our Craft—Hear, Hear!

In my earlier posts I may have mentioned that I am an avid audiobook fan. My 35-40 minute daily commute to my day job, coupled with the amazing medium of the audiobook, allows me to double my reading volume. In … Continue reading

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Writing From The Heart! by Char Chaffin and Cheryl Yeko

CiCi Cordelia is the pen name for the writing team of BFFs Char Chaffin and Cheryl Yeko. Published authors and Senior Acquiring Editors for Soul Mate Publishing, we share a love for well-written stories infused with our favorite romantic genres: … Continue reading

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Love is in the Details by Author Susan Hanniford Crowley

Writing romance sometimes is like handling a snake. In this case, I  am the long haired woman with the tail end of a python. Love blooms when the following criteria are met: Both characters experience a trust in each other. … Continue reading

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